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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Director and Curator

Professor Nicholas Thomas


Museum Manager: Wendy Brown

Administrative Assistant: Melanie Norton Hugow


Senior Curator in Anthropology: Dr Anita Herle

Senior Curator in Anthropology: Dr Mark Elliott

Collections Manager: Rachel Hand

Collections Assistant for Anthropology: Benjamina Dadzie

Collections Assistant for Anthropology (Asia): Ashleigh Griffin

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Dr George Emeka Agbo

Research Associate: Zilan Wang


Senior Curator in European Archaeology: Dr Jody Joy

Senior Curator in World Archaeology: Dr Helen A. Alderson

Collections Manager: Imogen Gunn

Teaching and Collections Assistant for Archaeology: Eleanor Wilkinson

Honorary Assistant Curator in American Archaeology: Mary Hill Harris

Centre for Material Culture

Move Manager: Dr Kat Szabó

Collections Team Coordinator: Dr Lucie Carreau

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Eleanor Beestin-Sheriff

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Sam Daisley

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Katrina Dring

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Jazmin Hundal

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Jane Pettitt

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Louise Puckett

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Emily Shorter

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Lily Stancliffe

Stores Move Collections Assistant: Annie Tomkins


UCM Organics Conservator: Kirstie French


Von Hügel Fellow: Jonathan King

Front of House

Visitor Service Manager: Kate Phizacklea

Museum Attendant: Petra Birkett

Museum Attendant: Saskia Burr

Museum Attendant: Julia Norman

Shop Supervisor and Visitor Services Assistant: Asphodel Denning

Photographic Collections

Curator Photographic Collections: Dr Anita Herle

Collections Manager: Dr Jocelyne Dudding

Public Engagement

Head of Public Engagement: Sarah-Jane Harknett

Education and Outreach Assistant: Dr Rob Law


Digital Communications Officer: Caitlin Brooker


Head of Workshop: Matt Buckley

Workshop Assistant: Mark Hazlegrove

Two million years of human history. One million artefacts. Countless astonishing stories.